Free Trend Report Free 2018 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

The RP-7 Robot is a Round-The-Clock Physician

 - Feb 2, 2010
References: intouchhealth & gizmowatch
It may look like a blender, but the super intelligent RP-7 robot is actually a virtual doctor that can be on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The RP-7 virtual doctor currently lives at the Ryder Trauma Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Medical Center in Florida.

The Wi-Fi-enabled virtual doctor roams the trauma center wards allowing on-site staff to communicate with those who are currently off-duty. The 5-foot tall RP-7 has a monitor mounted on top to add a further layer of connectivity.